Masterclass in Flexibility and Energy Storage

Enhancing flexibility in the energy system

Highlights of the Energy Storage training: 

  • In cooperation with EnergyStock
  • 3 days 
  • Includes a site visit to EnergyStock and the HyStock project
  • Including social and networking programme

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Key benefits of this Energy Storage training course

What's in it for you?

Upon completion of this energy storage training course, the participants will be able to:

  • Recognise the importance of flexibility for the European energy system
  • Identify the flexibility services by different techniques
  • Identify multiple and divers merit-streams for flexibility services, incl.short and long term value
  • Analyse techno-economics for both electron and molecule storages
  • Distinguish legal and regulatory aspects that play central role in the European energy storage business


Which topics are addressed during this energy storage training course?

  • Flexibility vs. security of supply of European energy sector. The role of storages
  • Business model for the existing gas storage facilities in Europe: the road ahead
  • Green energy storage, power-to-gas technology, batteries and the integration of renewable energy in the existing infrastructure of NW Europe
  • Risk management in the current European energy business environment
  • Legal aspects of energy storage business
  • From design to operation of integrated storage systems: EnergyStock and Hystock facilities 


Participant's profile

At whom is the Masterclass in Energy Storage targeted?

This Masterclass is highly recommended for individuals working along the energy value chain:

  • Strategic analysts and business developers within SSOs;
  • Energy traders and control service providers;
  • Transmission system operators (both gas and electric);
  • Business analysts and energy analysts;
  • Legal advisors and energy business consultants;
  • (Renewable) energy producers;
  • Government regulators for the energy sector and policy makers;


Robert Kleiburg founded in 2017 Recoy. Recoy’s mission is to accelerate the energy transition by helping customers increase their energy flexibility and reduce energy cost. Next to that, he is in the Board of the “Schooldakrevolutie” foundation, which aims to put solar on at least half of all schools in The Netherlands by 2020, with energy cost savings re-invested in educational programs on sustainability. From 2011 until 2017, Robert was COO of the Netherlands Energy Research Center (ECN), where he was responsible for the R & D program for wind power, solar energy, bioenergy, energy efficiency and policy studies. Prior to this, he worked at Shell for 22 years, amongst others as VP Strategy and Planning at Shell Renewables & Hydrogen. Robert is a mechanical engineer and obtained an MBA from Henley Management College.

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Masterclass in Flexibility and Energy Storage

9 December 2019
11 December 2019
€2.950 (VAT, accommodation and travel expenses not included)
Groningen, The Netherlands
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The programme fee is € 2.950 (VAT, accommodation and travel expenses not included) .


Participants of the Masterclass in Flexibility and Energy Storage will receive a certificate on behalf of the University of Groningen.

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